In Read & Write the Simplified Ratio for the Following

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1
Betty’s monthly income is $550 and her savings is $250. Find savings to expenses ratio.
2
Out of 112 students in a class, 40 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
3
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 88 feet and 32 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
4
Out of 38 students in a class, 8 prefer football, 12 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.
5
There are 125 teachers in a school of 4975 students. Find number of teachers to number of students ratio.
6
In a city of 9450 people, 3510 are government employees and the remaining are self-employed. Find government employees to self-employed ratio.
7
Anthony’s monthly income is $1375 and him savings is $625. Find savings to expenses ratio.
8
Out of 96 students in a class, 24 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
9
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 110 feet and 30 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
10
Out of 48 students in a class, 4 prefer football, 36 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.

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1
Betty’s monthly income is $550 and her savings is $250. Find savings to expenses ratio.
Savings to expenses ratio is 5:6
Solution
Betty's Income = $550
Savings = $250
Expenses = 550 - 250 = 300
∴ savings to expenses ratio = 250:300 = 5:6
2
Out of 112 students in a class, 40 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
Boys to girls ratio is 5:9
Solution
Total Number of students = 112
boys = 40
girls = 112 - 40 = 72
∴ Boys to girls ratio = 40:72 = 5:9
3
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 88 feet and 32 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
Length to breadth ratio is 11:4
Solution
Length of a rectangular field = 88
breadth of a rectangular field = 32
∴ Length to breadth ratio = 88:32 = 11:4
4
Out of 38 students in a class, 8 prefer football, 12 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.
Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio is 4:9
Solution
Total Number of students = 38
Number of students prefer football = 8
Number of students prefer baseball = 12
Number of students prefer tennis =38 - (8 + 12) = 18
∴ Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio = 8:18 = 4:9
5
There are 125 teachers in a school of 4975 students. Find number of teachers to number of students ratio.
number of teachers to number of students ratio is 5:199
Solution
Total Number of teachers = 125
Total Number of students = 4975
∴ Number of teachers to number of students ratio = 125:4975 = 5:199
6
In a city of 9450 people, 3510 are government employees and the remaining are self-employed. Find government employees to self-employed ratio.
Government employees to self-employed ratio is 13:22
Solution
Number of people in the city = $9450
Number of Government employees = $3510
Self employed = 9450 - 3510 = 5940
∴ Government employees to self-employed ratio = 3510:5940 = 13:22
7
Anthony’s monthly income is $1375 and him savings is $625. Find savings to expenses ratio.
Savings to expenses ratio is 5:6
Solution
Anthony's Income = $1375
Savings = $625
Expenses = 1375 - 625 = 750
∴ savings to expenses ratio = 625:750 = 5:6
8
Out of 96 students in a class, 24 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
Boys to girls ratio is 1:3
Solution
Total Number of students = 96
boys = 24
girls = 96 - 24 = 72
∴ Boys to girls ratio = 24:72 = 1:3
9
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 110 feet and 30 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
Length to breadth ratio is 11:3
Solution
Length of a rectangular field = 110
breadth of a rectangular field = 30
∴ Length to breadth ratio = 110:30 = 11:3
10
Out of 48 students in a class, 4 prefer football, 36 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.
Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio is 1:2
Solution
Total Number of students = 48
Number of students prefer football = 4
Number of students prefer baseball = 36
Number of students prefer tennis =48 - (4 + 36) = 8
∴ Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio = 4:8 = 1:2

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